Position Description: Energize your career with one of Healthcare's fastest growing companies. You dream of a great career with a great company - where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world's leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up. This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 6 leader. Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance. Change is sweeping through health care. And keeping up with change is only half the battle. At UnitedHealth Group and our family of businesses, we've got what it takes to lead the charge and bring about the future of health care. As an Intern, Software Developer, you'll work with an extremely active team who evaluates upwards of 100 target companies every year. It's an opportunity to develop global health care industry expertise across our lines of business UnitedHealthcare and Optum, as well as UnitedHealth Group as a whole. Get you ready to meet challenges head on by joining us today.Assist in designing, developing and maintaining windows, web and web services based business software applications, systems, components and database objects using Microsoft .NET technologies based on requirements and specifications to support LHI's business operations. Work alongside Software Developers, Software Development Team Leads and Software Development Manager. Primary Responsibilities: Assist in development of VB.NET, ASP.NET and SQL software programs and components per assigned tasks by team leads and other developers.Assist in debugging, testing, and troubleshooting written software programs and components.Participate in maintenance and support of LHI's software applications by assisting Help Desk Technicians, Business Analysts, and Developers in troubleshooting and resolving software problems.Study training materials on .NET development, programming standards, application architecture, business processes, and functional areas of LHI's business applications.Document and communicate design, troubleshooting, testing and application code to others on work team.
Required Qualifications:High School Diploma or GEDAvailability to work a minimum of 3 days a week within the hours of Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFull-time student enrolled in final year of coursework pursing a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related fieldUnited States CitizenshipAbility to obtain favorable adjudication following submission of Defense Health Agency eQuip Form SF86Preferred Qualifications: Prior software development experience with .NET technologies, experience with SQL database applications, and experience with n-tier application architectures in a professional environmentGPA of at least 3.0 preferredKnowledge of SQL Server, relational database modeling concepts, Visual Studio, SQL Management Studio, Visual Source Safe, Team Foundation Server, VB.NET, .NET Framework, ASP.NET, and ADO.NET is preferredNational Career Readiness Certificate preferredProficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft OutlookAs a requirement of UnitedHealth Group's contract with the Department of Defense, this position requires U.S. citizenship and proof of favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense form SF86, (the National Agency Check or "NAC"). Successful completion of the NAC process is a requirement for continued employment in this role. NAC processing will be initiated by our TRICARE Security Officer post-offer, and can take 3-6 months for a final decision communication from the Department of Defense. Candidates will be allowed to begin employment with UnitedHealth Group in this role based on an interim clearance, and final results will be communicated as they are received. Failure to obtain final NAC approval will result in termination from this role. Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So, when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Keywords: UHG, LHI, Intern, Software Developer, La Crosse, Wisconsin, military, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, internship
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Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.